Episode 309: "Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A." (part 1)

BMA: Black Media Archive show

Summary: Movie: In the 1946 film "Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A." Gertie LaRue (Francine Everett) is a nightclub entertainer from the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. She arrives on the Caribbean island of "Rinidad" to perform as the headliner in a revue at the Paradise Hotel. Gertie has earned the nickname "Dirty Gertie" for the casual nature in which she entices and then humiliates men.